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Mustache Maud written by Merry Helm September 12, 2019 — Clara Belle Rose was a tough and tender saloon-keeper from a wild little town known as Devil’s Colony, then Winona, across the Missouri from Ft. Yates. Frank Fiske described Clara…
New England nets sweeping win over Cowboys

  By Brad Mosher The Herald The Tigers came to Killdeer Sept. 12 in a continuous North Dakota rainstorm, but New England left the Cowboys high and dry with a strong 3-0 win. The visitors started with a 25-15 win…
Cowboys ambush undefeated Roughriders, 46-20

  By Brad Mosher The Herald One team was undefeated Friday. But it was the other team which claimed a lopsided 46-20 victory. It didn’t start well for the Cowboys, losing the ball on a fumble at their own 16-yard…
Ruby Neolin Paulson

A funeral service for Ruby Neolin Paulson, 96, of Dickinson, will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 13, 2019 at St. John Lutheran Church, Dickinson, with Pastor Lisa Lewton officiating.  Burial will take place in Halliday Cemetery. Visitation for Ruby will…
District options three parcels, starts geological surveys

By Brad Mosher The Herald The Killdeer School District Board decided Sept. 5 to option three prospective parcels for a new school campus, allowing geological testing to identify the best location. According to the Rose Hurt, the District Business Manager,…
Bulldogs, Cowboys stage test of running quarterbacks

Staff Report After knocking off previously undefeated Southern McLean Sept. 6 by a lopsided margin, the Cowboys now will be facing an even bigger challenge. Killdeer will be traveling to Bowman County High School Friday to battle one of the…
Williston sweeps field at Bowman invitational

By Brad Mosher The Herald Bowman County faced off against one of the best cross country teams in the state when the Bulldogs held their cross country invitational Thursday (Aug. 29) at the Sweetwater Lake Golf Course. The visiting Williston…
Killdeer falls in tourney semifinals

Staff Report Hettinger-Scranton handed the host Killdeer Cowboys a two-set (25-20, 25-17) defeat Saturday in the semifinals, but that was the warmup. Unfortunately for the Night Hawks, even jumping out to a 25-19 win in the title match wasn’t enough…
Cowboys hope to rebound against Roughriders

Staff Report Killdeer opened the 2019 season against an old rival which became too big for the A region. Unfortunately for the Cowboys, the new bigger Bison from Hazen came into town and stampeded over the younger, smaller Cowboys. The…
Dunn Center wins the Fair softball tournament

Staff Report It was Dunn Center winning the softball tournament easily with victories over both Halliday/Marshall and Killdeer. The Dunn Center team included Shasta Blackford as the coach, along with players Andrew Sampsel, Jacob Blackford, Brandon Miller, Jonathan Renicker, Parker,…
Historical Society hopes for a very canny response

Staff Report A can can make a big difference. Especially in North Dakota’s Dunn County. The Dunn County Historical Society will be hosting a Cream Can Supper Saturday (Sept. 7) at 5 p.m. in the Dunn County Museum. The event…
County adds new road boss

Staff Report Dunn County has just added something new – a road superintendent. David Lym had been working for Northern Improvement Company in Dickinson for almost 15 years before being hired by the county. A resident of New Hradec, Lym…
Small Fair makes a big SPLASH

      Staff Report Dunn County may be small in population compared to other North Dakota counties, but made a big splash over the weekend with two nights of rodeos in the new Killdeer Rodeo Arena, softball tournaments, 5-kilometer…
National Park hosts astronomy festival

Theodore Roosevelt National Park hosts the seventh annual Dakota Nights Astronomy Festival Friday through Sunday, Sept. 1. There will be park rangers, astronomers, and space enthusiasts of all types to explore North Dakota’s beautiful night skies in the park, a…
Fifth-ranked Hazen visits Cowboys in Killdeer

Staff Report Killdeer finished up its scrimmage in Stanley Friday, getting its only chance to prepare for opening its season at home tonight against a former rival – the Hazen Bison. For Hazen, playing its old rival Friday at 7…